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Health & Medical | Computer Basics | Internet | Security | Microsoft Windows
Other Operating Systems | Software | Website Design
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FAQs & resources to resolve computer and software issues

Phone calls from a “technical support” person saying that you have a problem with your computer are scams. Just hang up.
Vishing (phone) and phishing (email) scams are designed to steal from you.

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Health & Medical

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Computer Basics

Terminology & Tips

Networks

Connection Issues

Technologies

Maintenance

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Internet

The “Cloud”

The Internet at Risk

Legislation

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Security

Strategies

Staying Safe Online

Passwords & Management

Identity Theft, Phishing, Vishing & Spam

Protecting Your Privacy

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Microsoft Windows

Windows Basics

Current (Supported) Versions

Upgrading Windows

Windows Recovery

Legacy (Unsupported) Windows

Support has expired for these versions and they are unsafe to use.

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Other Operating Systems

Alternatives to Windows | Recovery | Running Multiple OSs | Legacy Windows

Alternatives to Windows

Recovery

Running Multiple Operating Systems (Advanced)

Running more than one operating system on a single computer:

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Software

Security Software

Email Issues

Web Browser Issues

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Website Design

Building a Website

Design Issues

The power of CSS

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About these Resources

Conditions of Use

This site's content © Russ Harvey.

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An Extensive Resource

This site is almost 100 pages of documentation and advice supported by relevant external links.

Intended for Self-Help

The content is designed for you to help yourself and includes both introductory and advanced material.

Thank you for 12-page Windows Basics article. Very useful to me, not too detailed, not too brief, "just right" — John

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Requesting Help

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  • my intended market;
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  • update timelines.

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